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35 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Inside Xi Jinping's purge of China's oil mandarins

Oil executive Jiang Jiemin rose to power in Communist China in time-honored fashion: by hitching his star to a mighty mentor.


Related Topix: China National Petroleum, Oil & Gas, PetroChina Company

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Bankrupt Energy Future to Auction Stake in Oncor

Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings terminated its restructuring agreement and announced plans to auction its stake in the profitable power transmission business Oncor Electric Delivery Co., according to a filing Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, TXU, Hunt Consolidated, Oil & Gas

5 hrs ago |

Officials require more supports beneath oil pipes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Dan Wyant, director of the Department of Environmental Quality, said they had put Enbridge Energy Partners LP on notice following the company's acknowledgement it was partly out of compliance with an agreement dating to 1953, when the pipelines were laid in the Straits of Mackinac.


Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, North Dakota

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Encana hikes targets for cash flow, investment, liquids production

Encana Corp. says strong performance in 2014 has led it it to hike its cash flow targets for the year.


Related Topix: EnCana, Oil & Gas

12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Husky Energy reports Q2 profit, revenue and production up from year ago

Husky Energy says it earned $628 million in its latest quarter, up from $605 million a year ago as production increased about eight per cent.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Husky Energy

16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Breitburn buying QR Energy in $1.46 billion deal

QR unitholders will receive approximately 72 million common units of Breitburn Energy Partners LP, or 0.9856 of a Breitburn unit, for each unit of QR Energy that they own.


Related Topix: BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P.

18 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

TSX advances as BCE takes Bell Aliant private, Repsol mulls Talisman bid

A multibillion-dollar deal in the telecom sector and a potential purchase in the Canadian oilpatch helped push the Toronto stock market higher Wednesday.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Telecom, Aliant, Bell Mobility, Wireless, North America, Canada, World News, Oil & Gas, Talisman Energy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Periodic closures planned on I-10 west of PHX

The Arizona Department of Transportation says drivers can expect delays and congestion due to the planned intermittent closures resulting from the installation of power lines over I-10.


Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Arizona Public Service

San Bruno presses PUC to force PG&E to produce more accurate records

In a filing that ultimately could force PG&E to reduce pressure in some of its natural gas lines, San Bruno city officials and a key unit with a powerful state agency this week demanded that California regulators require the utility to produce improved records for multiple gas pipelines.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Business Journal

Duke Energy creates app for investors

The app is free and available in Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPad and at Google Play for Android mobile devices.


Related Topix: Duke Energy, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone, Google, Startups

Brandon Sun

TransCanada: Northern Courier oilsands pipeline gets green light from regulator

TransCanada Corp. says its $800-million Northern Courier pipeline proposal has been given the green light by the Alberta Energy Regulator.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas

Brandon Sun

Talisman confirms discussions with Repsol on 'various transactions'

Talisman Energy Inc. says it's been approached by Spanish energy company Repsol SA regarding a possible deal, but there's no guarantee any transaction will be done.


Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas

Washington Examiner

Board to consider wetlands license for Cove Point

The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider a wetlands license for Dominion Resources, as it works toward building a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares, Dominion East Ohio, Dominion Corp, Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust, Oil & Gas, Calvert County, MD, Patuxent River, MD


Libya oil output slips, fresh fighting in Tripoli

Libyan oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in the revenue flow for the government facing increased fighting around the airport in the capital and in the eastern city of Benghazi.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, National Oil, Oil & Gas

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Charlotte, Duke, consider airport coal ash plan

Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake.


Related Topix: Duke Energy

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.


Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Brandon Sun

AER says more spill safeguards needed before Primrose returns to normal

The Alberta Energy Regulator says Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s Primrose oilsands project in northeastern Alberta won't be returning to normal full operations any time soon.


Related Topix: Canadian Natural Resources, Oil & Gas

Business Journal

JEA, other power companies ask to scale back energy efficiency goals

Florida's biggest electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency programs - such as rebates for installing solar panels and power-saving appliances - that they say have become expensive and benefit few customers.


The Arizona Republic

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June Check out this story on U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.


Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Pembroke Pines, FL

Myrtle Beach Online

4 farms selected to produce energy for utility

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. announced the plans Tuesday, saying it's a part of an effort to diversify the use of renewable energy by Consumers Energy.


Related Topix: CMS Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Consumers Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC


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